February 1st, 2022 | 43 mins 30 secs
age, biden, black history month, book bans, civil rights, david bossie, desantis, economy, education, fox news, gag laws, glenn youngkin, kendi, memory laws, national cathedral school, public schools, reconstruction, slavery, socratic method, st. albans, trumpism, virginia, white fragility
As Black History Month gets underway, teachers around the country are afraid to teach about civil rights or reconstruction. Meanwhile, Glenn Youngkin's kids are learning all about CRT at their tony private schools. The Washington Post's Dana Milbank joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 28th, 2022 | 41 mins 34 secs
anti-vax, bbb, biden, black woman, campaign promise, cawthorn, covid derangement syndrome, democratic leadership, j.d. vance, kingmaker, manchin, morgan ortagus, nancy pelosi, nikki haley, nominee, republicans, robby starbuck, sanders, schumer, scotus pick, stephen breyer, supreme court, trump, vaccines, warren
Trump's kingmaking keeps hitting bumps in the road, and the GOP is helping to spread Covid as an electoral strategy. Plus, why does Schumer's sloppy leadership get so little notice? A.B. Stoddard joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 26th, 2022 | 48 mins 45 secs
alex berenson, biden, cia, covert action, disinformation, dod, election, electors, fox, gateway pundit, germany, intelligence, italy, j.d.vance, kiev, moscow, natural gas, nuclear power, propaganda, putin, qatar, rfk jr., russia, russian state tv, trump, ukraine, vaccines, vienna, voting machines, wisconsin, yale
Parts of Ukraine are physically closer to — and more culturally aligned with — Central and Western Europe than they are to Russia. Lawfare's David Priess joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 25th, 2022 | 43 mins
' elections, 'back to normal, biden, covid, crime, cultural issues, defund the police, democracy, democratic party, economy, free college, highly educated, inflation, latinx, left, left-wing, midterms, nonwhite voters, policing, professional class, progressives, pronouns, republicans, student loans, voter turnout, working class
Increased turnout and more nonwhite voters don't give Democrats the edge. To win, they have to remember the mantra: What Would the Working Class Say? Ruy Teixeira joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 24th, 2022 | 43 mins 16 secs
anti-vax rally, bannon, barr, biden, border, democracy, desantis, draft findings, esper, gingrich, impeach, jan. 6, jeffrey clark, jr. anne frank, kash patel, midterms, partisanship, podcast, presidential, rfk, senate, the holocaust, trump, voting machines, weekly standard, youngkin
Newt Gingrich's recklessness with partisanship was a precursor of where we are today, and now Trump's followers, like Steve Bannon and Ron DeSantis, are trying to one-up Trump. Bill Kristol joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 20th, 2022 | 54 mins 20 secs
2021, arizona, bad faith, biden, clinton, diaper, education, fdr, george hw bush, george w. bush, hoover, inauguration day, incursion, jan. 20, johnson, kennedy, kids, liz cheney, mar-a-lago, masks, mollie hemingway, nixon, obama, presidency, republicans, right-wing twitter, russia, schools, ukraine, vaccines, vote counting, voting, youngkin
Charlie Sykes and Tim Miller take the measure of Biden's press conference and his first year in the office — and come down on different sides. The Bulwark coalition in all its glory, on today's podcast.
January 19th, 2022 | 45 mins 7 secs
authoritarian, biden, bully pulpit, defund the police, election 2020, fox news, georgia, hawley, ideological, jan. 6, law & order, manchin, maya angelou, nato, propaganda, republicans, russia, sinema, trump, tucker carlson, ukraine, vaccines, violence, virus, voting rights
America needs a coalition that crosses party and ideological lines — to counter the authoritarian menace inside the Republican Party, and GOP leaders who lie about the election and the virus. Will Saletan tells Charlie Sykes why he's joining the fight at The Bulwark.
January 18th, 2022 | 46 mins 8 secs
biden, bipartisanship, cable, centrist coalition, centrists, collins, democrats, maine, manchin, moderates, murkowski, new york times editorial page, north carolina, ohio, progressives, republicans, romney, schumer, twitter, voting rights
Why Biden can't have a Kumbaya moment, and tangible things can't get done. Matt Yglesias joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 14th, 2022 | 51 mins 3 secs
anti-anti-racism, anti-racism, ballot access, ballot counting, biden, cms, coup, covid, doj, georgia, great replacement theory, immigration, insurrection, jefferson davis, kamala harris, kavanaugh, large employers, oath keepers, osha, presidency, race, racial debates, scotus, sedition, seditious conspiracy, stewart rhodes, tucker carlson, vaccine mandates, voting rights
The crisis of democracy is in the counting, not the casting, of votes. The Dispatch's David French joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 13th, 2022 | 40 mins 16 secs
ar-15, biden, cheney, civil war, conceal carry, congressional investigations, doj, election, evan mcmullin, fbi, gingrich, grifters, gun owners, insurrection, jan 6 committee, jim jordan, kenosha, lock her up, media, mike rounds, nra, palin, rand paul, ray epps, tea party, ted cruz, thieves, trump, voting rights
The behind-the-scenes evidence presented during the upcoming primetime Jan 6 committee hearings will be "compelling" and "shocking," and will be directed to an audience who's going to go out and vote. Rep. Adam Kinzinger joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.